Weakness Hidden In Strength

We sometimes use the things we are good at as a way of excusing ourselves from doing the things that are difficult. Staying the same is easier than putting in the effort that is required for improvement. This is especially true when that which we want or need to improve at takes us in the…

Transforming Our Flaws

There will always be certain things about ourselves that we would gladly change if we could, but, for whatever reason, we are unable to do so. They follow us everywhere we go, gnawing at our heals and weighing us down. The harder we try to get away from these attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors, the stronger…

Changing Ourselves Through Service

Never underestimate the transformative power of helping others. At some point or another in our lives, we all need a little bit of help. Sometimes we need a lot. Whether it is physical, informational, or emotional assistance, we all eventually need help at some time, for some reason, and in some way. This knowledge is…

Conscious Adaptation

We never truly know where life will take us. As much as we are active participants in our lives, we are also along for the ride. Our actions, decisions, and choices make up only a small fraction of our total experience. Beyond our will, reason, and desires, there are many other forces at work on…

Leading The Person

Leadership requires that we understand what motivates the people around us. We have to know what they want, what they are striving towards, and whether what we want from them helps or prevents them from getting where they are ultimately going. We need to know their internal motivations, their interests, and their goals. We need…